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Title: One year and Counting
Post by: micsager on August 15, 2013, 09:37:09 PM
Well folks, today is the one year anniversary of our first commercial delivery and the single bar we sell to will be tapping our "Kelly's Stout."  This was served at NHC in San Diego in the hospitality suite, if any of you remember.  It was the beer we won a homebrew contest with that allowed us to brew with a Nano brewer in town, who then convinced us to get our Brewer's Notice.  We have brewed 20 bbls, 10 gallons at a time.  What a blast of a year it has been. 

But, the better news is we just secured the equipment to start 1bbl batches.  Gotta love that.  We'll just triple capacity every year 'till we take down AB.  From best I can tell, it will only take about 20 years. 

(LOL) 
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: blatz on August 15, 2013, 09:39:02 PM
congrats bro!
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: denny on August 15, 2013, 09:39:42 PM
Good on ya!  Couldn't happen to nicer people!
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: thebigbaker on August 15, 2013, 09:46:14 PM
Congratulations!   
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: jamminbrew on August 15, 2013, 10:41:30 PM
Congratulations! And here's to many more years, and many more expansions!
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: Thirsty_Monk on August 15, 2013, 11:51:13 PM
Congratulations.
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: In The Sand on August 15, 2013, 11:54:41 PM
Congrats!!
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: thirsty on August 16, 2013, 12:08:06 AM
Nice! Congrats!
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: Three on August 16, 2013, 01:57:16 AM
Very Nice. And congratulations!

I wish you good luck in your endeavor!

Cheers!

Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: redbeerman on August 16, 2013, 11:33:48 AM
Congrats!  Here's to a long and profitable future!
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: theDarkSide on August 16, 2013, 12:17:08 PM
Congrats...now start distributing to NH!!  ;D
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: Pawtucket Patriot on August 16, 2013, 03:48:20 PM
Congrats, man!  Now go sell some beer! ;)
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: bluesman on August 16, 2013, 04:25:08 PM
Let the good times roll!

Congrats!
Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: chezteth on August 16, 2013, 05:23:10 PM
Congratulations!

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Title: Re: One year and Counting
Post by: majorvices on August 17, 2013, 01:28:56 PM
Congrats Mic! I'm going on my 3rd anniversary myself and started out on a 1 bbl system .... well, 55 gallon kettles. You can actually produce about 2.5 bbls of beer (a little over, actually) by adding two 55 gallon BKs and two 55 gallon MTs and you can have just 1 HLT. It's not really that much extra work to run two BKs. The plastic conicals in a cold room wrapped with heat wraps and insulation make great fermentors and you can get precise temp control. In the end, it all boils down to labor and production - the more beer you can make in said amount of hours. If you can make 2.5 bbls in the same amount of time as you can make 10 .... welll .... you get the picture.